13) Nixon Watches, $60+
Best Watch Brands: Nixon. Nixon, an American watch company, is into making accessories, catering to youngsters. Headquartered at Encinitas in USA, Nixon came into being in 1997.
The first watch line was a series of custom-made products. The contemporary collection includes complications and variations in appearance and operating elements.
The John John Florence Capsule collection features the Comp models that come in 11 colors. These models, inspired by surfing, feature complications related to the activity and of use in daily life too.
There is a date and day display; 100M water resistance; and a chronograph and countdown timer, built with a lockout functionality, which facilitates an uninterrupted operation of the complications, once started.
The Comp models are lightweight, weighing 46gms; and come sleek in shape. The case is made of a sturdy plastic, which makes the watch resistant to scratches and highly tolerant to impact. A highly soft silicone strap and a stainless buckle complete the design.
The STAR WARS collection features models named after the characters in the fictional series. Featuring variant colors, STAR WARS models showcase attractive design work on components such as dials, bezel and straps.
Nixon Time Teller comes with a simple, clear design, and a canvas or leather strap in different colors. The Nixon RSVP series features models with Swiss design; and high-end materials such as rubies, diamonds, solid stainless steel, and alligator leather.
Nixon Rock LTD Collection uses materials such as leather jackets and guitar straps donated by noted musicians.
14) Skagen Watches, $65+
Skagen: Top watch brand for women. Established in 1989, Skagen is a multiple-product brand with watches as one of the segments. Skagen models derive inspiration from Danish settings and feature simple and functional designs.
Among the top best watch brands for women, Skagen has an affordable range of timepieces comprising models with different complications.
A polished case that seamlessly fits into the strap – it is the characteristic design aspect of the Skagen Sundby collection watches.
Depending on the model, you can find simple dials with embossed analog or Arabic numeral index; stainless steel linked or meshed bracelet; or leather straps of different colors.
Watches include model-variant utilities such as chronograph and date aperture at 6 o’clock clock position. The Holst Multifunction series features models with leather or stainless steel bands.
Models feature a sleek case with a clean and clear analog dial design. Day and date display is available and in some models, the utility is featured in a sub-dial pattern.
GMT features in the Ancher collection by the brand. Models feature a GMT pointer that provides second time zone details. Also featured is a date aperture at the 60clock position. Stainless steel mesh bracelet and leather strap varieties are available.
The Skagen Hagen line features minimalist models that come with a leather strap and a sub-dial for indicating seconds.
Characteristic to Rungsted models is a bulged-square watch face attached to a stainless mesh bracelet or a leather strap; a simple dial with a seconds-sub-dial and raised indices are other features.